|Sociobiology Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
Sociobiology Future Salon With Joe Quirk in January 2007 at SAP Labs, Palo Alto, CA. Details about this excellent presentation and conversation at the Future Salon post: http://www.futuresalon.org/2007/01/sociobiology_fu.html.
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|Future Salon - November 2006 - Mark Finnern|
Presentation and discussion by avant-garde Architect George Yu of his works and the thought process that went into them. Details: George Yu: http://www.georgeyuarchitects.com/ Future Salon invitation: http://www.futuresalon.org/2006/11/architecture_pr.html Thoughts after the presentation: http://www.futuresalon.org/2006/11/style_is_out_of.html
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|Open Mike Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
November 2005 we were trying out a new Future Salon format: After the round of introduction Future Saloners get the stage for 10 minutes to highlight an interesting aspect of the future. There is a 5 minute discussion around that theme and if the audience likes another 5 minutes is added before the next presenter. People really liked the new format and we want to do it again soon.
Keywords: Future Salon, Technology, Vision, Discussion
|Future Salon: Future of Aging|
NYC Future Salon meeting from March 16th, 2008: This talk is in the Little-Big format (five-minutes, five-slides) and covers different perspectives on the future of aging.
Keywords: NYC Future Salon, Aging, Future Salon, Talks
|Boulder Future Salon - Artificial Intelligence - Boulder Future Salon|
Artificial Intelligence discussion, Boulder Future Salon, May 2007. Participants: Wayne (me), Doug, Rich, Sarah, Christopher, Robert, Ann D., Ann O., Annie. A random meandering conversation touching on many subjects such as Playing Go and playing Chess The Turing Test The Grand Challenge clever tricks that humans can't do your brain is smart at figuring out what your eyes see brains and evolution, brains evolved only 700,000 years ago The Loebner prize, and how humans were judged to be mac...
Keywords: Futurist; Future Salon; Artificial Intelligence
|Jamais Cascio At Future Salon NYC|
Jamais Cascio speaking at Future Salon NYC during but not at the Singularity Summit. "Putting the Human Back Into the Post-Human
Keywords: jamais cascio future salon singularity human post-human
|Future Salon: Future of the Oceans|
The Future Salon of New York City Presents: The Future of the Oceans (with Peter Anderson) This talk is about the future of our oceans and covers food production in the sea, pharmaceutical interests and ocean biomass, energy production in the ocean, ocean mining and more.
Keywords: oceans, future salon, talks
|Who am I online Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
Future Salon about your Online Identity. Fen Labalme from Identity Commons, Jeff Hodges from Liberty Alliance and Eric Sachs form Google presented their views on Privacy, your identity online and what you can do about it. More details: http://www.futuresalon.org/2005/01/guard_your_iden.html
Keywords: Online Identity; Privacy; Future Salon
|Personal Fabrication Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
MIT professor Neil Gershenfeld presented his research and his new book FAB:The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop--From Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication.
Keywords: Future Salon; Personal Fabrication; Gershenfeld
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|Software Radio Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
After a round of introductions Matt Ettus, GNU Radio team member and Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) creator, discussed both the technical and regulatory aspects of open source software radio. He concluded with a small demo of the USRP. More details: http://www.futuresalon.org/2005/07/software_radio_.html
Keywords: Future Salon; Software Radio; GNU
|Hard AI Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
Hard AI with Eliezer Yudkowsky: "Recursive Self-Improvement and the World's Most Important Math Problem." In 1965, I. J. Good suggested that smarter minds can make themselves even smarter, leading to a runaway positive feedback that I. J. Good termed the "intelligence explosion". But how do you build an Artificial Intelligence such that it remains stable and friendly through the ascent to superintelligence? Eliezer Yudkowsky talks about the implications of recursive self-improvement, and how it ...
Keywords: AI; Artificial Intelligence; Self Improvement; World's Most Important Math Problem
|Hugo de Garis at the DC Future Salon May 2006|
DC Future Salon with Prof. Hugo de Garis (http://www.cs.usu.edu/~degaris/) presenting his book "THE ARTILECT WAR: Cosmists vs. Terrans, A Bitter Controversy Concerning Whether Humanity Should Build Godlike Massively Intelligent Machines" More details here: http://www.agiri.org/salon and http://www.accelerating.org/futuresalon.html
Keywords: DC Future Salon, Future Salon, Hugo de Garis, Artilect, Artilect War, Cosmists vs. Terrans, Intelligent Machines
|Robert Hazen at the DC Future Salon - May 2006|
DC Future Salon with Robert Hazen and Patrick Griffin from the Carnegie Institute (http://hazen.gl.ciw.edu) presenting their recent work in astrobiology, complexity, the emergence of complexity in artificial life systems and Avida as a modeling tool. More details here: http://www.agiri.org/salon and http://www.accelerating.org/futuresalon.html
Keywords: DC Future Salon, Future Salon, Robert Hazen, Patrick Griffin, Complexity, Emergence, Avida
|Thomas Vander Wal at the DC Future Salon - March 2006|
DC Future Salon with Thomas Vander Wal (http://www.vanderwal.net/) who coined the term "folksonomy" discussing the Personal InfoCloud, a framework for people designing and developing the "come to me" web that is replacing the original "I go get" web. More details here: http://www.agiri.org/salon and http://www.accelerating.org/futuresalon.html
Keywords: DC Future Salon, Future Salon, Thomas Vander Wal, Personal InfoCloud, Personal Information Cloud, Local InfoCloud, Folksonomy
|Age of Anxiety Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
Anxiety. Stress. Fear. Uncertainty. Doubt. These moods and conditions may represent the predominant emotional and mental qualities in our fast-changing world. As anxiety dominates how people think - and as the speed of business and social change overwhelms people's abilities to cope healthily - innovation and creativity will be affected. Sanjay Khanna, a writer, researcher and consultant for technology companies in consumer and enterprise markets, will discussed key implications of our age of an...
Keywords: Age of Anxiety, Sanctuary, Sanjay Khanna, Future Salon
|Jaron Lanier ramps up the McLuhan Ramp at the Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
Future Salon with Jaron Lanier. More details here: http://www.futuresalon.org/2004/04/full_salon_with.html
Keywords: Jaron Lanier; Future Salon; McLuhan Ramp; Cuttlefish
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|Sarah Kellnhofer Heart Transplant - Boulder Future Salon - Boulder Future Salon|
"My Heart Transplant Experience" -- Sarah Kellnhofer had a heart transplant operation. Here she describes what it was like from her 1st-person point of view, with some background on the heart, heart transplants, medical technology, and "future medicine alerts" thrown in for good measure. One of the most amazing life stories ever told.
Keywords: Heart Transplant; Medical; Medicine; Future; Future Salon; Futurist
|Boulder Future Salon - A Conversation With Doug Robertson - Wayne Radinsky and Doug Robertson|
Does Doug Robertson say artificial intelligence is impossible? Because of a branch of mathematics known as AIT (Algorithmic Information Theory)?
Keywords: Futurist; Future Salon; Artificial Intelligence; Algorithmic Information Theory; AI; AIT
|John McCarthy: The Sustainability of Material Progress Future Salon - Mark Finnern|
Abstract: Over the centuries and up to the present the condition of humanity has improved with increased longevity, reduced infant mortality, better nutrition, and more choices in occupation, material goods, and recreation. This improvement includes both advanced and backward countries. Questions have been raised about whether this improvement can continue and whether the backward countries can advance to the level of the present advanced countries to which so many of their citizens migrate...
Keywords: sustainability; material progress; ecology
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|Bruce Cahan: Future Salon Changing Finance: Socially-Responsive Debt, Sustainable Resiliency and the Means Meter - Mark Finnern|
Abstract: Al Gore aptly describes the planetary forces of energy, environment, industrialization, social justice, war and political malaise as an Inconvenient Truth. How much is Wall Street to blame? What if the finance and insurance markets allocated capital and insurance based on energy efficiency, conservationism, social equity of preparedness and other memes of profound human dignity and insight? What would that world of “high stakes” finance look like? Short Bio: Bruce’s knowledge of ...
Keywords: Future Salon
|Mark Patrick Finnern - Mark Patrick Finnern|
Description Chief Community Evangelist SAP Labs, head Future Salon
|Large-Scale Collective IQ: Facilitating its Evolution - Mark Finnern|
Doug Engelbart presentation at the Future Salon in November 2004.
Keywords: Collective; IQ; Bootstrap
|Computers and Drugs Working Together: The Present and Future of Neural Biotechnologies - Mark Finnern|
Computers and Drugs Working Together: The Present and Future of Neural Biotechnologies Speakers: Dr. Mike Chorost, SRI International, Menlo Park (minute 22) Dr. Eric Lynch, Sound Pharmaceuticals, Seattle. To be able to publish his research results in scientific papers Eric asked us not to share his presentation on the net. We totally understand and respect that request. One more reason to come to the Future Salon in person :-) More information to this session: http://www.futuresalon.org/2004/07/...
Keywords: Neural Technology; Cochlear Implant; Future Salon
|Quantum Computing Discussion - "Programming The Universe" by Seth Lloyd - Boulder Future Salon|
This is a discussion of quantum computing at the Boulder Future Salon in April of 2006. For our discussion of quantum computing, we chose the book "Programming The Universe" by Seth Lloyd. So this is actually a book discussion, basically it is me (Wayne), Amanda, Annie, Larry, and John discussing "Programming The Universe" in particular and the future of quantum computing in general. We touch on a wide variety of topics, such as what would you use a quantum computer for, as opposed to a classica...
Keywords: Quantum computing,quantum computers,future
|HookShow #16 - Updates and Second Life - Digital Dan|
Click here to Download the HooK Show #16 for 05-11-06 UPDATES Stroemhoek Geek dinner http://www.stormhoek.com/archives/2006/02/storming_the_us_1.php Podcast MN Email Thread Comment Line: 1 206 600 HOOK JUNE 17TH-Rocket Challenge ASCII ADAM HOOKSHOW+ADAM@GMAIL.COM Why do we say 'um', 'er', or 'ah' when we hesitate in speaking? (http://www.theregister.com/2006/05/06/the_odd_body_language_fillers/) SECOND LIFE * Geek News Central * Love House Radio * Podcast Pickle Palace * Eric Rice * Adam Curry *...
Keywords: podcast; Hookshow; Second Life; PodcastMN; Rockey Challenge; um; er; ah; Second Life Hacks
|Stem Cells: Criminals in White Coats - Mark Finnern|
Christopher Scott The expert in Stem Cell research took time out from writing his book: "The Stem Cell" due out in July to present an overview of the science and politics around stem cells.
Keywords: stem cells; Christopher Scott; future salon
|Computers and the Future of Civilization - Doug Robertson at Boulder Future Salon|
Why you can't have democracy in the Roman Empire What would have happened if you went back and shot Gutenberg How Columbus thought the world was smaller than everybody else How writings from the library of Alexandria weren't actually destroyed, they survived at Constantinople -- only be be destroyed later What you can learn by unwrapping mummies. It's not what you think. Why kids should use calculators How in the 1840's the Wilkes Expedition to the Alutean islands they were shocked to fin...
Keywords: information; mathematics; computers; history; language; writing; printing; Gutenberg; Roger Bacon; Euler; Boole; Alexandria; Constantinople; the future